10 Best Bookabach Holiday Homes In Hanmer, New Zealand - Updated 2022

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Hanmer Springs in New Zealand is a beautiful town situated at a 90 minutes’ drive from Christchurch. It is a destination well known among tourists as it has everything one can hope for from a refreshing holiday. Hanmer Springs can be as adventurous or as relaxing as one wants it to be. You get the mountains offering great trekking and biking opportunities to the forests providing the much-needed peace and tranquillity that one finds only in nature’s lap. River rafting, bungee jumping, quad biking are only some of the adventure activities one can indulge in while in Hanmer Springs. It is also known as the home of thermal pools and spas, for adding that relaxing element to the place. Being a tourist destination, it has a number of stay options including holiday homes. Some of the best Bookbach holiday homes in Hanmer, New Zealand, are listed below. Check them out.

1. A sunny mountain-view retreat (from USD 94)

If you are looking to go on a holiday with your furry four-legged friend, then this sunny retreat with a view is the holiday home for you. A silver medal winner for the best pet-friendly bach of the year, this home offers one of the best views of the mountains. The facility includes three bedrooms with queen-sized beds and can comfortably sleep six people. It is ideal for friends or family and for your pets, it has a kennel outside. They do not have Wi-fi but they have all other facilities for a comfortable stay, like air conditioning, satellite or cable TV, a washer and dryer, etc.

Award Winning Pet Friendly Holiday Home
225 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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Such a warm cosy house with comfortable beds and everything you need away from home
The house was tidy and comfortable and contained all items we needed during our stay
Great place to stay Kitchen very spacious and nice thick duvets
Main couch and bottom bunk bed mattress need a bit of tlc
Had a wonderful time in this home away from home has everything you need warm close to town and fantastic views
Very nice warm tidy well appointed house on the hill
warm clean tidy and well appointed
Wow what a wonderful bach Everything at our fingertips
Our dog also enjoyed the run of the back garden and as a protective 'mum' I can say it is a very safe space
Perfect in every way - warm clean dog friendly
The only house ill stay at in hanmer now Cheers for a relaxing time Nick stewart
Close to town centre and forest
Very easy quick responses from owners Via email and phone call
A short walk to town or Conical Hill
The house is beautifully warm and set up perfectly for a short or long visit
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2. A modern mountain-view stay (from USD 122)

This beautiful home, located on Devon Street in Hanmer Springs, is a modern yet comfortable stay option. With three bedrooms that can adequately sleep eight people, it is a great place to stay for family groups. It has an open-plan living area providing a spacious feel. The view of mountains from the property is majestic. It is located at a walkable distance from the market and the famous thermal pools and spa. There is a variety of eating joint,s as well, in the vicinity, making for a perfect holiday stay.

9 Devon - Your Favourite Place
265 reviews
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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looks like someone got sick outside the second bedroom and in the 3rd bedroom made a fail attempt of cleaning it properly Other than that will go back again
I would definitely want to stay at this lovely property again but would want to organize it directly with the owners next time
Exactly as described great house with lots of room for the whole family
Was a great house with all the appliances needed and some Pity the people that were before us
We had a great few days in your lovely holiday home A handy walk into town and the pools Exceptionally clean with all the mod cons
great quiet street and lovely yard for our toddler to run around during the sunny days Very warm place
Warm spacious well equipped quiet location would highly recommend Would definitely love to stay here again some time
We absolutely loved this property as soon as we walked in the door Beautiful house
Lovely house and excellent for families - lots of toys
A really great house to stay Well equipped and
The property was in a lovely location and well presented
We had a great trip to Hanmer Springs made simple by this house 4 adults and a 3 year old house felt spacious and warm Great location close enough to walk into town but far enough out to be qu...
Great stay in a lovely home
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3. A perfectly located modern home (from USD 215)

Located at a three-minute walking distance from the famous Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools, this holiday home is at an enviable location. The view from the property is breathtaking. The town center, forest, golf course, are all at a walking distance and that makes the stay all the more attractive. It is a pet-friendly homestay and other facilities like TV, Internet, fireplace, washer, and dryer add to the comfort level. The property has four bedrooms that can conveniently house eight guests at any given time.

83 reviews  Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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Very warm could park 3 vehicles off the street
Table sat 8 and plenty of sofas too
Great location comfy and warm and well stocked with pretty much everything you could need
Highly recommend this property everything there that you need nice and close to the town great communication
Will definitely book it again Soo handy to everything and had all the home comforts we needed
The house was clean and tidy and warm and had everything we needed in the kitchen
The garden was well maintained
a mixture of adults and children very warm and inviting Communication with the owner was so easy
a good size house for seven of us -
well presented warm and contained all we needed for our retreat
Great place to stay nice and quiet and handy to all amenities Lovely and warm
Fabulous house location and price
Enjoyed our stay Helped by perfect weather and tranquil location
Location is amazing with only a short walk to places of interest
Carinya is a lovely home to stay in
Easy way to have a great break
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4. The coolest holiday rental in Hanmer (from USD 172)

This holiday house in Hanmer provides an experience like a home away from home. It has four large bedrooms and can conveniently house four to five couples. It is plush with all modern facilities like air conditioning, internet, a log burner, an espresso machine, etc, that make the stay even more comfortable. The kitchen is fully functional with an oven, cooktop, dishwasher, microwave, and fridge. Couple this with some great hospitality and your holiday will be a notch above what you have experienced to date. So explore Hanmer in a way that locals do at this comfortable stay.

Hanmer Time - the coolest holiday rental in Hanmer!
114 reviews  Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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Warm spacious short stroll to the township xEDxB8x8A
Our group consisted mainly of small children and the house was warm safe and equipped with everything we could need
it had everything you needed and was only a short walk into town
everything you need inside the house for a relaxing time
Amazing place to stay - great view of the mountains lots of room for our family of six (and more if needed)
It was clean and warm and had everything we needed
First night we had a power cut found a torch to help us us Very well equipped house
Warm cosy and felt like home Will definitely be returning again Thanks for having us :)
Great comunication easy to find clean
Very nice & helpful owners & everything was really easy :)
- plenty of games to keep the kids occupied and warm throughout- definitely important after our winter swim at the Hanmer pools Communication with the hosts was awesome
Easy walk into town centre
The house is new but does not lack character and charm
It is very well kitted out
Great house to hang out and play some games
Well equipped home in great location Lots of extras not usually found in holiday homes
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5. A family-friendly holiday home (from USD 104)

Located at a convenient distance from the Thermal Pools, this is a family friendly holiday home in Hanmer Springs. It has four bedrooms that can occupy up to seven people. It is good for family groups or friends who want to enjoy a private vacation in a picturesque location. It is a no smoking property and it has all the basic amenities like internet, TV, fireplace, heater and parking. It has a fully furnished kitchen to make your stay cozy. Plenty of entertainment options like books, games, DVD players and cable are available. Outdoor features include a garden and a patio.

Family friendly - quiet back section with WiFi, 5 min walk to hot pools & shops
135 reviews  Wifi Available
House 7 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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Had everything Handy to the pools Very warm and cosy
The large modern TV with Sky was a bonus for the kids All in all exactly what we expected
Nice quiet setting Very comfortable with everything you want provided Roomy and warm with easy access to village
Very comfortable clean loads of blankets and pillows and great location
We didn't use the cooking facilities
Property owners were easy to deal with and place was clean and tidy
clean so warm and had everything we need
Jo was also very helpful with helping me retrieve an item left behind
Cute well presented cottage
Information that was provided was accurate Fabulous wood burner for chilly nights
Great spot and all close to town
Cozy Fire nice and close to pools and eateries
Great location with walking distance to hot pools shops
This property is in a perfect location close to town and pools
Awesome weekend stay 2 minute walk to everything
The property is good clean family accommodation within (slightly uphill) walking distance to pools and shops
A lovely place to relax in
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6. Hanmer couples' retreat (from USD 200)

As the name suggests, this place is a good romantic getaway option for couples. It offers a minimum stay of two nights and it has one bedroom with two bathrooms. The views of mountains and forests are amazing and the warmth and privacy of this chalet add to the romance quotient. The bedroom has a queen-sized bed with an attached bath. It opens into the deck area, and it has an outdoor bath and provides some majestic view. Other amenities include a fully furnished designer kitchen, TV, DVD player, washing machine, Wi-fi, and off-street parking.

'Love' Hanmer Couples Retreat
48 reviews  Wifi Available
chalet 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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so much that we have re-booked for next Christmas
It was well equiped for preparing/cooking meals
The house has all you need with the bonus of the woodburner keeping the place lovely and warm
great place Perfectly organised with everything that you could possibly need So quiet and relaxing
were nothing is to improve
The chalet was very clean and spacious for two people
so it was exceptionally quiet and private without neighbours
above and beyond with all the extras (netflix sky etc)
The property was all we were hoping for and more Communication with Claire was easy and accurate
We can not thank you enough for lending your beautiful place out to us and have and will recommend staying there to everyone who is going to hanmer
The outdoor bath was a massive bonus definitely would love to stay there again ?
It had a relaxing calming view across the forest and well positioned for the sun
it was but found it in the end
Just a really lovely place to stay
This place is wonderful Near to town and to some walking tracks Private and lovely
Amazing and beautiful place to stay in
Location is amazing with a really lovely view
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7. Fully serviced luxurious apartment (from USD 120)

This fully serviced luxurious apartment in Hanmer Springs has two large bedrooms and can house five people at any given time. The layout is such that it provides a spacious feel. The kitchen is furnished with the latest appliances and it is fully stocked to give you the comfort of home cooking and eating. Located centrally, it is close to the town center and other attractions in the area. A television, satellite or cable TV and DVD player are available to ensure the entertainment of the guests.

Apartment 4 on Conical
56 reviews
Apartment 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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The only minor niggle was the street lights and brightly-lit signage from the shopping development across the road at night Other than that
Lovely apartment with nice outlook towards conical hill from inside or on the balcony Will go again
The apartment was spacious clean and well equipped and located in the heart of the shopping area and restaurants
No Wi-Fi although everything else was well catered for A great location
No soap shampoo etc
Very clean and super close to everything Would recommend
so relaxing well maintained Brilliant place
We could not rate this apartment higher and had to remind ourselves to actually go out and see the town
so couldn't sit outside
The apartment was lovely very central to walk everywhere had a heat pump good beds and shower
There is a playground and duck pond right next door which is great for kids
Great location walking distance to pools cafe and restaurants
yet right in the middle of the action
Needs a little work but was a really great option for accommodation
5 mins walk to the pools
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8. Modern and beautifully landscaped retreat

This is a great property situated in a good location and it offers all modern facilities required for a comfortable stay. The place is peaceful and provides a lot of privacy. It has three bedrooms and one bathroom with a big open-plan kitchen. The kitchen is fully furnished with a dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator, oven, toaster etc. It is located at a walkable distance from the market and the Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa. Internet, TV, fireplace, air conditioning, and parking are some of the other facilities available to make for a comfortable stay.

Quiet, Modern, Beautifully Landscaped
98 reviews
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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The property was very cosy and comfortable
clean quiet and comfortable dwelling easy access to town couple of things
Very warm and cozy and well situated for all the Hanmer activities
Comfortable and cosy for all 4 adults in family group
Really enjoyed the spacious clean
Also having an axe available to create kindling for the log burner would have been helpful
Excellent holiday home to spend a weekend in Hanmer Close to pool bike tracks and cafes
all modern great wifi connection too
tidy and well looked after Justin was extremely helpful throughout the whole booking process Will be recommending to friends and family and will definitely be back here
We would definitely rebook if returning to Hamner
I just wanted to pay the bill not 1/3 now 2/3 later
found the house good but was disappointed with the booking system
Tidy warm bach in a quiet location
just a 10min walk to the shops and nice outdoor area as well
Especially enjoyed forest walks and hot pools nearby
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9. Cozy chalet retreat

If you are looking for a peaceful holiday stay offering a panoramic view, then look no further. This chalet retreat in Hanmer Springs is the perfect stay option for you and your family. Providing an impressive view of the hills and the forest, it is located close to other popular tourist locations like the thermal pools, the town center, and restaurants. It has two bedrooms that can house four adults. Other facilities include Wi-fi, air conditioning, satellite or cable TV, heating, etc. This property is also pet-friendly so that your furry friend can accompany you as well.

Cosy Chalet style retreat, Wifi, Pets and Stunning Views
114 reviews
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

10. Great family getaway in the heart of Hanmer

This three-bedroom family getaway is fully furnished and promises to give a feel of a home away from home. Located conveniently close to shops and cafes, the use of a vehicle will not be necessary to explore around. A lot of activities are available around the area making this stay as adventurous as you like it to be. The bedrooms have comfortable queen-sized beds and all facilities required for a decent stay are available, like air conditioning, TV, satellite or cable TV, and a fireplace. Parking is also available in case you decide to drive down in your own vehicle.

1 St James - Family getaway in the heart of Hanmer
1 St James Ave Hanmer Springs
House 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

One destination, multiple options

As popular a destination as Hanmer Springs is for tourists, local and International, it has an equally vast variety of stay options. Homestays are both economical and comfortable, as seen above. With a plethora of homestay options to choose from, staying at a beautiful locale like Hanmer Springs should be a hassle-free experience for any traveler.

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